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Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 11-16-22
Replies: 43
Does It Annoy You When An Actor You Like Has To Do An Accent?
Posted By Stirchley
Totally not incorrect, but Welsh people seem to...

Totally not incorrect, but Welsh people seem to prefer being referred to as Welsh rather than British. Many Scots too for that matter. Personally, I never ever say Iím English: I always say Iím...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 11-14-22
Replies: 43
Does It Annoy You When An Actor You Like Has To Do An Accent?
Posted By Stirchley
And no doubt Rhys would like to be described as...

And no doubt Rhys would like to be described as Welsh rather than British.
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 10-10-22
Replies: 43
Does It Annoy You When An Actor You Like Has To Do An Accent?
Posted By Stirchley
Meryl Street playing Margaret Thatcher in The...

Meryl Street playing Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady had the perfect British accent. Distinctive, but not overpowering. What a performance from Streep: she was Thatcher.
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 10-07-22
Replies: 43
Does It Annoy You When An Actor You Like Has To Do An Accent?
Posted By Stirchley
Even worse, of course, is Nazis with British...

Even worse, of course, is Nazis with British accents. There must be a movie or two that has this.
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 10-05-22
Replies: 43
Does It Annoy You When An Actor You Like Has To Do An Accent?
Posted By Stirchley
Belfast has a cast of Irish actors, but, for some...

Belfast has a cast of Irish actors, but, for some reason, Brannagh cast Judi Dench in the part of CiarŠn Hindsí wife. Not only is Dench 19 years older than Hinds & English, but she has the most...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 10-03-22
Replies: 43
Does It Annoy You When An Actor You Like Has To Do An Accent?
Posted By Stirchley
He couldnít do a foreign accent if it hit him...

He couldnít do a foreign accent if it hit him over the head with it. Not the most talented of actors & he makes very mediocre movies.
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 10-03-22
Replies: 43
Does It Annoy You When An Actor You Like Has To Do An Accent?
Posted By Stirchley
Sometimes itís best not to even try. Catherine...

Sometimes itís best not to even try. Catherine Zeta Jones kept her British accent in Traffik & it made no difference whatsoever to this terrific movie.

And letís not forget Meryl Streep who is the...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 10-03-22
Replies: 43
Does It Annoy You When An Actor You Like Has To Do An Accent?
Posted By Stirchley
Re: Does It Annoy You When An Actor You Like Has To Do An Accent?

Andrew Garfield does both British & American accents very well since his parents are from both sides of the Atlantic.
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 10-03-22
Replies: 43
Does It Annoy You When An Actor You Like Has To Do An Accent?
Posted By Stirchley
Tracy Ullman is a little different since she...

Tracy Ullman is a little different since she refers to herself as British-American. (I never do this.) I heard her on something just last week (canít remember what) & I wasnít sure it was her because...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 10-03-22
Replies: 43
Does It Annoy You When An Actor You Like Has To Do An Accent?
Posted By Stirchley
When Winslet was making the limited series Mare...

When Winslet was making the limited series Mare of Easttown, she was the only actor in the cast who reverted to their natural accent during breaks. Nobody else did since they were afraid of losing...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 10-03-22
Replies: 43
Does It Annoy You When An Actor You Like Has To Do An Accent?
Posted By Stirchley
Domhnall Gleason, who is Irish, is doing a...

Domhnall Gleason, who is Irish, is doing a terrific American accent in The Patient on Hulu. And Robert Pattinson has done American accents & cast & crew actually thought he was American.
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 10-03-22
Replies: 43
Does It Annoy You When An Actor You Like Has To Do An Accent?
Posted By Stirchley
One of the tricks in doing a British accent (when...

One of the tricks in doing a British accent (when youíre actually American) is to have a very light touch. Donít clobber the audience with your accent skills & donít attempt any kind of thick...